Faculty and Alumni Authors

Faculty Authors

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis book

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide
Addressing trauma from a cultural viewpoint, this book teaches healthy coping methods and emphasizes the importance of not only surviving, but thriving. Dr. Bryant-Davis delves into the complexities of how different cultures deal with distress and shares empirically based research to help both patients and clinicians manage the devastating effects of trauma. (AltaMira Press, 2008)

Dr. Louis Cozolino book

Dr. Louis Cozolino, Professor of Psychology

The Healthy Aging Brain
Scientifically based on the physiology of the brain, this book serves as a theoretical guide to maintaining optimal brain health and well-being. Dr. Cozolino’s book includes research on childhood brain development to brain activity throughout adulthood. The text is useful not only for doctors and psychologists, but also for anyone who wants to keep their mental capacity in top shape throughout their lifespan. (W. W. Norton & Co., 2008)

Cross-Cultural Psychology

Dr. David Levy, Professor of Psychology

Cross-Cultural Psychology: Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications
The fourth edition of the internationally best-selling text provides a comprehensive review of theories in cross-cultural psychology within a critical-thinking framework. Authored by Dr. Levy in collaboration with colleague Eric Shiraev, the book introduces the field of cross-cultural psychology and discusses basic methodology for cross-cultural research. (Allyn & Bacon, 2008)

Dr. David Levy book

Dr. David Levy, Professor of Psychology

Tools of Critical Thinking: Metathoughts for Psychology
The second edition of this innovative book is designed to improve thinking skills through the application of 30 critical-thinking principles, called metathoughts. The book utilizes clinical vignettes, illustrations, and exercises to enhance study skills, inquiry, and problem solving. (Waveland Press, 2009)

Dr. Edward Shafranske book

Dr. Edward Shafranske, Professor of Psychology and Doctor of Psychology Program Director; and Dr. Carol Falender, Adjunct Faculty in the Psychology Division

Casebook in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach
This compilation of articles by notable psychologists provides a practical approach to the many facets of supervision. The numerous case studies offer a unique, realistic perspective on issues that frequently arise during supervision and ideas on how to resolve them. (American Psychological Association, 2008)

Alumni Authors

Ginger Carlson book

Ginger Carlson (Master of Arts in Education with Teaching Credential, ’97)

Child of Wonder: Nurturing Creative and Naturally Curious Children
Carlson’s award-winning book teaches parents and educators to encourage children’s creative development through the use of hands-on activities such as imaginative play, math, movement, music, cooking, science, storytelling, visual arts, questioning, cooperative games, media, and nature. The practical guide offers a collection of techniques that addresses the many ways in which children learn. (Common Ground Press, 2008)

Dr. Michael Moodian book

Dr. Michael A. Moodian (Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, ’07)

Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence
This book is an edited volume composed of 20 chapters, many of which are written by GSEP faculty and alumni, addressing the evolving role of cultural diversity in the modern workplace. Intended for students, senior managers, government leaders, and human-resources practitioners, this text offers real-life examples of contemporary issues around intercultural competence and the legal implications of cross-cultural leadership. (Sage Publications, 2008)

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